FunctionMediates a firm binding of versican V2 to hyaluronic acid. May play a pivotal role in the formation of the hyaluronan-associated matrix in the central nervous system (CNS) which facilitates neuronal conduction and general structural stabilization. Binds to hyaluronic acid.
Tissue specificityExpressed only in adult brain.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the HAPLN family. Contains 1 Ig-like V-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain. Contains 2 Link domains.
Cellular localizationSecreted > extracellular space > extracellular matrix.